I recently had the chance to ask Olivia Dugan some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Olivia is an amazing dancer, she graces the stage with poise and grace. Her dedication and passion for ballet is incredible. Below are her responses.
Q1: When did you start ballet?
5 years old
Q2: Where do you currently dance?
Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?
Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?
Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?
My parents had me audition for Washington Ballet after I constantly danced around the house and a friend suggested it
Q6: What is your favourite variation?
I love paquita wedding and white swan
Q7: What company would you love to work for?
ABT or san Francisco are dream companies
Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?
Dancing clara this year in the nutcracker
Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.
Isabella Boylston, Svetlana Zhakarova, Julie Kent, plus so many more
Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?
In order to be a good dancer, you must be an even better performer.
Q11: Classical or romantic tutu?
Q12: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?
Hang with friends, cross train, listen to music idk ahah